Spring's A Comin'

It's been a long winter for Montana writer Rick Bass. But now, in March, he's finally seeing signs that spring is near.


Timoth Egan and 'The Big Burn'

We talk with Pulizer Prize?winning author Timothy Egan about his new book, 'The Big Burn,' on the huge forest fire back in 1910 that blazed through forests in Washington, Idaho and Montana.

Global Politics

No More Cash for Clunkers

Having run out of money two weeks ahead of schedule, the Cash for Clunkers program ends tonight. The Takeaway speaks to Bill Underriner, owner of Underriner Autos in Billings, Montana, and Mark LaNeve, vice president of sales for General Motors.

Cheyenne May Yield to Coal

After holding out as a no-coal oasis amid mines and power plants for years; the Cheyenne Nation in eastern Montana is considering digging up its rich reserves.

Global Politics

Tracking the Stimulus at ProPublica

To keep track of how stimulus money is being spent, ProPublica has asked volunteers across the country for help. Joining The Takeaway are ProPublica editor Amanda Michel and Geoff Badenoch, a volunteer tracker from Missoula, Montana.